Delhi Metro Rail Network Becomes 296 kilometer Long with 214 Stations

Delhi Metro Rail Network Becomes 296 kilometer Long with 214 Stations

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Date of Post: 07 Aug, 2018

New Delhi: The DMRC (Delhi Metro Rail Corporation) on Monday extended its Pink Line till Lajpat Nagar. With this opening, the Delhi Metro network has become 296 km long with 214 stations. The latest 8.10-km section between Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus-Lajpat Nagar has 6 stations.

The 6 new stations are-

  • Sir Vishveshwaraiah Moti Bagh
  • Bhikaji Cama Place
  • Sarojini Nagar
  • INA
  • South Extension
  • Lajpat Nagar

More Information:

  • Union Urban Development Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said at the inauguration at Metro Bhawan,”Metro serves a very useful purpose because it takes the pressure off private means of transport and brings more people to an efficient, green mode of public transport.”

  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal described the opening as “It is a day of happiness for the people of Delhi as a section of the Pink Line from Durgabai Deshmukh South Campus to Lajpat Nagar is being started. This section will connect the city’s prominent markets by Metro. The problem of parking in these markets will also be solved. ”
  • The Pink Line connecting Majlis Park and South Campus was started in March.

  • The remaining section, from Lajpat Nagar to Shiv Vihar, is expected to open later this year.
  • The Pink Line, when fully complete, will cover a considerable section of the busy Ring Road.

To know more about recent developments of Delhi Metro-

06 Aug, 2018: Lajpat Nagar Metro-South Campus Section of Delhi Metro’s Pink Line To Open 

04 Aug, 2018: 100 e-rickshaws initiated from Dwarka Sec-10 Metro Station

03 Aug, 2018: Delhi Metro’s Revenue Increased by More Than 73% in Last 4 Years


All Images Credit: Delhi Metro News


Author :

Deepak Kumar is a part of the content team of Rail Analysis India as a writer and analyst .
His focus is on new initiatives on the Railway Sector of India . 
Please reach us at editor@railanalysis.com for more information.


 

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